SOME HOTELS TRY TO WOO FEMALE guests with offers that include shopping expeditions, afternoon tea and, perhaps, a free yoga class. Not Grand Velas Los Cabos. Guests who book the resort’s five-night Alpha Female Getaway can look forward to power hiking through the Sierra de la Laguna biosphere reserve, with a stop to swim in one of the reserve’s mineral-rich hot springs; a three- hour private yacht adventure with time for snorkeling and paddle boarding; free use of electric bikes; and a four-hands tequila massage, an 80-minute treatment that uses ancestral stretching techniques to release muscle tension and a tequila rubdown to heal inflammation.
According to the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy, small businesses create two-thirds of net new jobs and account for nearly 48 percent of the U.S. private sector workforce. And small- and medium-sized businesses outpace all other sectors as one of the fastest-growing in the United States. InterContinental® Hotels Group (IHG) goes above and beyond to create opportunities for this segment with its IHG® Business Edge program, voted Best Small- to Mid-Sized Business Program in Global Traveler’s 2019 GT Tested Reader Survey awards.
PITTSBURGH WILL ALWAYS BE STEEL CITY, but future generations will also know it as a hub for robotics, artificial intelligence and similar technologies, thanks to a shift that began decades ago when the steel industry collapsed. Out of necessity, slowly but steadily, the economy became less reliant on blue-collar industries and more so on white-collar ones like finance, health care and technology.